Respecting Elders by Respecting Their Paid Caregivers

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T he vast majority of older persons will need to be cared for by another person in their final years of life. A recent UK study demonstrated that 55% of persons over age 85 in their last year of life were moderately to severely cognitively impaired, 63% needed help bathing, 43% needed help dressing, 67% could walk no further than their home gate, and 50… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11606-011-1667-z

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